Term Psychology Clubs/Societies
Code PS-8200.8200-650
Definition Programs that provide organized opportunities for individuals to pursue their interest in psychology (the social science that involves the systematic study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders), often through the medium of a club or society that is under the leadership of people who are knowledgeable in the subject. Activities may include lectures, slide shows and other presentations that provide information about specific topics; opportunities for members to share and/or discuss their own work on issues in the subject area; field trips; and other activities that promote the study and appreciation of psychology among members. Included are Internet-based virtual clubs, WebRings devoted to the subject and clubs where members meet face-to-face.
Created 4/1/05
Changed 1/5/10
Use References Behavioral Health Clubs/Societies
See Also References Psychology Research (TR-8000.6400)
External Classification Terms Arts, Culture and Recreation (CAN AR-100)
Arts, Culture and Recreation (USA AR-100)
Behavioral Science (NTE V23)
Extracurricular Activities (NPC B04.08)
Psychology (NPC V10)
Social Development (UW
Related Concepts After School Programs
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Facet Organization/Facility Type
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